How to Keep Social Media from Eating Your Life

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Here are a few ways to keep them from eating your life (some of which you may already be familiar with, but they’re worth revisiting) — allowing you to enjoy social media sites when you’re ready, but don’t feel the need to come running every time they call.

Procrastination Destination

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Housework would never get done if it weren’t for procrastination. It’s amazing how important the organization of the spice cabinet is when I have a writing deadline. But the internet gives me so many, many ways to distract myself from the task at hand.

GeekMom Book Club: The Eyre Affair–Week 1


March came to a close and so did our GeekMom Book Club’s first book selection, The Hobbit. GeekMom Mandy did a tremendous job leading our discussion board on Goodreads and we received a lot of great responses. Amongst other things, Mandy and our readers discussed their own adventures, but one adventure stood out from the rest: Reader Bettina had her baby on the bathroom floor

A GeekMom’s 34 Goals for 2012


A friend of mine recently published her professional website after months of preparation. One of her premier posts shared 30 things she would like to do this year in honor of turning 30. It’s not a milestone birthday year for me, but the idea made sense. In an effort to set reasonable goals instead of unattainable demands, I’m going to follow in IndieKate‘s blog-steps and create a